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Patriot boys continue to struggle

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s boys basketball team extended its losing streak to eight consecutive games, falling to visiting Voyager Academy 60-17 in a North Central Athletic Conference matchup Friday night. The Patriots, 5-14, 1-7, went...
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Patriots send five to regional swim meet

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Five Franklin Academy swimmers will be competing this Saturday in the North Carolina High School Athletic Association 1A/2A East Regional Meet. The event will be held at the Triangle Aquatic Center in Cary at 3 p.m. Freshmen...
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Defense sparks Patriot girls to victor

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — Franklin Academy’s offense was nowhere to found at times throughout its girls basketball game Friday with Roxboro Community. Fortunately, for the Patriots, their defense made up for it. The Franklin Academy girls used its...
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Aussies defeat Yanks in friendly match

By Becky Kimbrell-Norris Correspondent WAKE FOREST — The Franklin Academy girls basketball team was dealt their second defeat of the season Thursday by a club team from Australia. The U18 Frankston Blues won the game 56-22, keeping their record perfect during their 21-day...
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Franklin Academy Boys escape with narrow win Win

by Becky Kimbrell-Norris   WAKE FOREST— Franklin Academy junior Brandon Hanson had 20 points, seven rebounds and four steals and made two key free throws in the closing seconds as the Franklin Academy boys basketball team escaped with a 53-50 win Monday night against...